Other ways to pay
Pay by direct debit
Direct debit is the best way to pay. Simple, quick and safe. Just give us the details once, and we'll do the rest. So no need to remember to pay. Spread your payments over the year. You can pay over 10 months or over 12 months. You need your council tax reference number to set it up - you can find it on your bill.
Set up a direct debit to pay council tax
You need your debit or credit card and your council tax reference number. Paying like this keeps your costs down, but it means you have to remember when to pay. Why not pay by direct debit instead?
Make your payment to Manchester City Council, quoting your council tax reference number, using these details:
Bank: Barclays Bank
Branch: 51 Mosley Street, Manchester M60 2AU
Sort Code: 20-55-58
Account Number: 53348075
Account Name: Manchester City Council- Receipts
Call 0161 234 5006 (24 hours). You need your debit or credit card and your council tax reference number.
At a Post Office or Paypoint
You need to take your bill or letter with you and use the barcode on the back of the letter at the bottom of the page to make payments.